I am plagued or blessed–depending on the way I squint my eyes when I reflect on the things that fill my vision at various moments on any day of the week–with a lot of interests.
I guess I just don’t want to miss anything before the lights go out.
One of the current spinning plates in the Vaudeville Act of Life is a resurrected interest in playing the piano–and this after giving away our old family upright that, in this moist location with drying woodstoves, would never hold a tuning.
Shortly thereafter, I had occasion to sit down at a nicely tuned old piano and was able to resurrect just enough of my ancient muscle memory to enjoy playing again, and not have that too terribly painful to listening ears.
And so, after two weeks of dinking around with a borrowed Yamaha keyboard, I ordered one this morning. Finally! An end to the empty hours when I can’t find a single thing to occupy my idle mind and hands–the Devil’s workshop, you know!
Oh–and there is Scout, our 13 month old canine with us now two weeks tomorrow. Ann entreated me to not post anything about the dog, since, for a few days there, we were not certain we were equal to the task of training a dog who had already had a former life we knew nothing of.
I think–think–we are past that uncertainty. So Scout, the pup, is another thing to stave off boredom. And more about that new hobby, soon.
Good for you, Fred, for taking on new pursuits! And good for Scout!
Pictures of Scout please, Fred!
Thanks Fred i am getting ready to retire wonder if im ready ?
Caint wait to see endeless days of romanning the woods looking at new plants.
Great choices in two new interests! It’s good to keep the mind muscle tuned–as well as the new piano! That’s if the new keyboard needs to be tuned–who knows, it may be electronically maintained.
I accept the assignment of puppy pix. Must set for a pleasing motion blur.
I am glad Scout is coming around, at least enough to give you hope.